Schools To Return

Education Minister Peter Weir has said he wants all schools to return to more normal patterns of operation and attendance from the week beginning 31 August.  

A new web page for all Education Restart information is now live. Education Restart information is available for educational settings, parents/carers, children & young people and can be accessed on our website.

Free School Meals / Uniform Grant Applications

New claimants can now apply online or complete a paper form for free school meals and uniform grant assistance, subject to eligibility. 

Existing claimants renewing their application should apply by completing the pre-populated form posted to them.

Please ensure you complete the online or paper form in full and submit the relevant verification documentation.

For more information and to apply visit